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BYU School of Music plans second "Sophie's Daughters" concert Nov. 19

The Brigham Young University School of Music and Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages presents the second annual "Sophie's Daughters" concert of music by German-speaking women composers Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall.

The performance is free and the public is welcome to attend.

The concert, "The Lost Lieder of Luise Greger," will feature Robin J. Hancock on piano with narration by Ruth Christensen and Robert McFarland.

It will also feature Erik Dean Agle, tenor; Nadia Bikhazi, soprano; Anna Mooy-Braithwaite, mezzo soprano; Robert Brandt, baritone; Katrina Crage, soprano; Taryn Heller, mezzo soprano; J. Arden Hopkin, bass-baritone; Jennie Litster, soprano; Kelly Newbold, soprano; Carl Pantle, tenor; and Jonathan Yarrington, tenor.

The Sophie Archive is a digital library containing works by German female authors, artists and composers.

Most of the pieces featured at the concert will be heard for the first time in America, and will be recorded for inclusion on the BYU digital database.

For more information, visit the "Sophie's Daughters" database at http://humanities.byu.edu/Sophie/daughters/index.html or contact Rob McFarland, (801) 422-8331.

Writer: Rachel M. Sego

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